Explore a Career with the South Dakota State Government

Explore a Career with the South Dakota State Government

Clinical Psychologist ($5,000 Hiring Incentive)

Yankton, SD
***$5,000 Hiring Incentive***

Job ID: 17041

Agency: Department of Social Services/South Dakota Human Services Center

Salary: $84,167.28 annually, Depending on Qualifications

Pay Grade: MC

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

This is a full-time position with the Department of Social Services/South Dakota Human Services Center. For more information on DSS/HSC, please visit https://dss.sd.gov/ .

The South Dakota Human Services Center, an inpatient psychiatric and chemical dependency treatment facility located in Yankton, South Dakota, has an opening for an experienced professional as a psychologist.

The duties of this position include:
  • m ultidisciplinary treatment team consultation;
  • i ndividual psychotherapy;
  • g roup psychotherapy;
  • f orensic evaluations;
  • p sychological evaluations assessing personality and cognitive functioning;
  • s upervision of clinical psychology doctoral students.

This is a salaried position and is exempt from the Civil Service Act.

As an employee of the State of South Dakota, you will qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. Further information on the program can be found at https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service#qualifying-employment .

Licenses and Certifications:

A doctoral degree in clinical psychology, or candidacy in a doctoral program in clinical psychology, which leads to eligibility for licensure in the State of South Dakota.

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:

Knowledge of:
  • i npatient mental health treatment;
  • a dult and adolescent psychopathology;
  • p sychological evaluations to assess:
  • i ntellectual ability;
  • c ognitive functioning;
  • p ersonality and psychopathology;
  • evidence-based treatments particularly in the area of short-term individual psychotherapy.

Ability to:
  • a dminister and interpret psychological tests;
  • p roduce clear and concise psychological evaluation reports;
  • c onduct individual psychotherapy;
  • c ommunicate effectively with treatment team.

Successful applicant(s) will be required to undergo a background investigation. An arrest/conviction record will not necessarily bar employment. Successful applicant(s) will undergo an abuse and neglect screening. Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of a drug screening.

The State of South Dakota does not sponsor work visas for new or existing employees. All persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and complete an Employment Eligibility Verification, Form I-9. The State of South Dakota as an employer will be using E-Verify to complete employment eligibility verification upon hire.

The State of South Dakota offers employer paid health insurance plus ten paid holidays, generous vacation and sick leave accrual, dental, vision, and other insurance options, and retirement benefits. You can view our benefits information at https://bhr.sd.gov/job-seekers/work-for-state-government/ . This position is a member of Class A retirement under SDRS.

Must apply online: https://sodakprod-lm01.cloud.infor.com:1443/lmghr/xmlhttp/shorturl.do?key=F7A
You must apply online, emailed resumes or submissions will not be accepted.

South Dakota Bureau of Human Resources
Telephone: 605.773.3148 Email: careers@state.sd.us

"An Equal Opportunity Employer"

Clinical Psychologist ($5,000 Hiring Incentive)